Caleb and Suicide at Gay Conversion School

The Bad Stuff, Chapter 5

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I’m back in Travis’s room.

I feel so happy. Like some terrible black weight suddenly lifted off my chest and let me breathe again. He’s smiling and laughing and talking to me about football. I’m sitting on his bed and he’s laying on the floor with the sun shining on his hair making it all yellow and gold.




Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

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James Finn

James Finn

James Finn is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.

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